(Minister & Elder)
Darren is a native born Essex boy and pleased to be back after a 36 year absence! He was previously Minister of St Cath’s Tranmere (near Liverpool) for 8 years and was on the staff teams at All Saints Peckham and Christ Church Surbiton Hill (both in London). He has had training for Ministry from the Cornhill Training Course, Oak Hill Theological College and Westminster Seminary, Philadelphia.
Darren is a Trustee at European Missionary Fellowship (EMF), where he also teaches eschatology at their School of Biblical Studies. He is married to Glad and father of Josiah and chief walker of Max the dog. Darren supports Southampton, brews beer and experimental wine.
David has been at CPC almost since its inception. He is a chartered architect and town planner, principal of an architectural practice specialising in work to historic churches. He is married to Ruth and have three grown up married children, all walking with the Lord. David is a keen and loyal Ipswich Town supporter.
Hugo is originally from Holland where he was also an elder in the Gereformeerde Kerken vrijgemaakt. Hugo is self-employed as a business coach, after years of experience running companies. He serves with Daylight Trust and regularly visits and preaches in Chelmsford Prison. He is married to Renate and has three school age daughters. They are a very musical family: think Von Trap and you’re in the zone. Hugo also supports his home team, Feyenoord, and is nuts about cycling and squash.
Tim has recently retired having mostly worked in management and logistics. He is married to Ruth and has three grown up married children, all walking with the Lord and a growing number of grandchildren who occupy his time. Tim is also a DIY whiz.